Brandon Hicks 2B/3B SF 3 Months

Giants sent INF Brandon Hicks outright to Triple-A Fresno.

Hicks cleared waivers after being designated for assignment over the weekend. He'll report to Triple-A on Friday.

Brandon Hicks 2B/3B SF 4 Months

Giants designated INF Brandon Hicks for assignment.

Hicks had served as the Giants starting second baseman early in the season, but was hitting a meager .162/.280/.319 with eight homers and 22 RBI in his 204 at-bats on the season. He could attract interest via waivers from team's looking for middle infield depth.

Brandon Hicks 2B/3B SF 4 Months

Brandon Hicks is not in the Giants starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Rockies.

Hicks is in a severe funk at the plate, hitting just .127 (7-for-55) with 26 strikeouts in his last 18 games. Ehire Adrianza will draw the start at second base and hit eighth for the Giants.

Brandon Hicks 2B/3B SF 6 Months

Brandon Hicks hit a second inning solo homer off Robbie Erlin in a 3-2 win against the Padres on Wednesday.

The infielder struck out in his three other at-bats, but swinging and missing is a part of his game. What has impressed in the early going is his pop. Hicks has homered in three of his past four games to push his slugging percentage to .508 and his OPS to .851. The 28-year-old will continue to provide cheap NL-only value while Marco Scutaro is shelved.

Brandon Hicks 2B/3B SF 6 Months

Brandon Hicks hit a three-run, walk-off homer to give the Giants a 4-1 win over the Diamondbacks on Sunday.

After Buster Posey led off the ninth inning with a single, Indians reliever Cody Allen walked Brandon Crawford to get to Hicks. The 28-year-old made them pay, serving his third homer of the season into the left field stands for the game-winner. Hicks has a .846 OPS in 49 at-bats and should continue to get regular playing time while Marco Scutaro is on the DL.

Brandon Hicks 2B/3B SF 7 Months

Giants purchased the contract of INF/OF Brandon Hicks from Triple-A Fresno.

He earned an Opening Day bench spot after hitting .348/.456/.696 with three homers this spring. Hicks will serve in a utility role.

Brandon Hicks 2B/3B SF 8 Months

Brandon Hicks smashed a two-run homer off Clayton Kershaw on Sunday, powering the Giants to a 3-2 victory in their Cactus League tilt against the Giants.

Hicks finished the day 1-for-2 and also drew a pair of walks, including one with the bases loaded in the eighth to plate the game-winning run. The 28-year-old infielder is in camp competing for a bench job with the Giants.

Brandon Hicks 2B/3B SF 11 Months

Giants signed INF Brandon Hicks to a minor league contract.

Hicks, a former third-round pick of the Braves, spent the entire 2013 season in the minor leagues. He is doubtful to crack the Opening Day roster in San Francisco.

Brandon Hicks 2B/3B SF Mar 24 '13

Mets sent INF Brandon Hicks outright to Triple-A Las Vegas.

Hicks was competing for a utility job, but batted just .128/.358/.303 this spring. Omar Quintanilla will serve as Mets' backup infielder this season.

Brandon Hicks 2B/3B SF Nov 26 '12

Mets acquired INF Brandon Hicks from the Athletics for cash considerations.

Hicks was just designated for assignment by the Athletics last week. The 27-year-old batted .172 (11-for-64) with three homers and a .633 OPS in 22 games at the major league level this season and figures to serve as middle infield depth.